Welcome to the Eastern Michigan Convocation Center

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The Convocation Center is the newest multi-purpose state-of-the-art facility in southeast Michigan, playing host to concerts, trade shows, banquets, family entertainment and EMU athletic events.

We invite you to explore our web site and find out more about the Convocation Center as well as exciting events coming to Eastern Michigan University.


How to find us

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799 North Hewitt Road
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
Phone: 734.487.5386
Fax: 734.487.6898

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Scheduling an Event

Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center Event ApplicationFor an application to host an event at the Convocation Center or at Pease Auditorium fill out an event application and return by fax or email.

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Convocation Center Features

The Convocation Center at Eastern Michigan University is located on the west campus. Built in 1998 as part of a campus upgrade initiative, the Convocation Center is a 204,316 square-foot structure that features three user-friendly levels including arena, concourse and office. The Convocation Center also boasts versatile seating configurations, which allow clients to maximize space usage. Some of the configurations include:

• Center Stage (9,500)
• Athletic Events (8,800)
• End Stage (7,500; sold at 270 degrees)
• A picturesque atrium area
• Full-service catering
• Eight furnished luxury suites
• Ample well-lit on-site parking
• Private meeting rooms
• An in-house computerized ticketing system
• Easy load-in and load-out
• Accessibility from US23 and I-94 expressways